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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 15

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 115

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 30

    Social Security Amendments of 1965

    Social Security Amendments of 1965
    On this day in 1965,  President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments of 1965 into law. This act is notable because provisions within it created Medicare and Medicaid. Social Security Amendments of…
  • Jul 28

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9

    Library Closed Through Sunday, Aug. 9
    Starting Tuesday, July 28, through Sunday, Aug. 9, the library will be closed in order to complete construction by Orientation. Library staff will be available by phone at 404-413-9100 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If…
  • Jul 23

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource

    Free Federal Legal Research Resource
    While many attorneys utilize Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, or WestlawNext to conduct federal legal research, there are plenty of free options that researchers can use to conduct legal research. Below is a selected list of free resources,…
Rank this Week: 153

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Touch at trial – jurors lay hands on injured plaintiff

    Touch at trial – jurors lay hands on injured plaintiff
    The “laying on of hands” can resonate powerfully. In my background, it has spiritual and theological implications as a ritual of blessing or of healing. Can this and other senses beyond sight and hearing also be part of…
  • Jul 30

    “Mild” brain injury increases risk of death within 15 year

    “Mild” brain injury increases risk of death within 15 year
    We have known for a long time that young survivors of even so-called “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more likely than others to develop problems with alcohol and drug abuse than people without TBI. They are also more…
  • Jul 27

    How you can be hurt if your medical ID is stolen

    How you can be hurt if your medical ID is stolen
    Every few weeks or months, we see news stories about breach of data security in medical centers or health insurance companies. Most people hearing that probably just shrug, figuring it’s not as bad as breach of credit card or other…
Rank this Week: 209

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 243

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Bard IVC Filters and Potential Claims (July 2015)

    Bard IVC Filters and Potential Claims (July 2015)
    Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters sold by Bard have been found to have a high failure rate in a study published in  the Archives of Internal Medicine.IVC filters are implanted in patients to help prevent pulmonary embolism due to…
  • Jul 27

    Xarelto Trials Set for 2016

    Xarelto Trials Set for 2016
    Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots. Xarelto is used to prevent or treat a type of blood clot called deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which can lead to blood…
  • Jun 19

    Lumber Liquidators MDL Goes to Alexandria Virginia United States District Court Judge

    Lumber Liquidators MDL Goes to Alexandria Virginia United States District Court Judge
    Nationwide there is litigation involving Lumber Liquidators over claims of formaldehyde in several of the company's laminated flooring products. You can read more about the claims here.Lawyers working on the cases asked to have the many…
Rank this Week: 305

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 13

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability

    Music Festivals- Lawsuits and Liability
      As many of you may know, the summer is peak time for music festivals. These events draw eclectic crowds of all ages, and cater to a wide range of musical and cultural interests. Recently there was Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee,…
  • Jul 6

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety

    3 Things to Know for Holiday and Summer Safety
    One of my favorite holidays, the Fourth of July, celebrating our Nation’s Independence, has just passed. It’s the time to celebrate our nation’s formation and relax, wherever you might be, with family and friends over the…
  • Jun 15

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming

    5 Things You Need To Do For Safe Swimming
    Georgia, unfortunately, often leads the nation in pool and spa deaths.  2015 appears as if it will be no exception. Already, in the month of May alone, three children have died in Georgia pools or spas.  Fortunately, there are…
Rank this Week: 447

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?
    Obviously, most people going through a divorce would prefer that the divorce be uncontested and cheap.But what does an uncontested divorce really mean?As an Augusta, Georgia divorce attorney, I can tell you that it means more than the simple…
  • Mar 12

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean
              We, at the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, frequently receive telephone calls and email inquiries from people seeking information about how to get an…
  • Dec 17

    Divorce and the Holiday

    Divorce and the Holiday
    As Augusta, Georgia divorce lawyers, we generally expect the number of divorces to slow down at this time of year. I am sure it comes as no surprise to you that people will often delay seeking a divorce attorney until after the…
Rank this Week: 456

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 559

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    PTAB reverses when Examiner provides no explanation for why claimed "blender" reads on "charging nozzle"

    PTAB reverses when Examiner provides no explanation for why claimed "blender" reads on "charging nozzle"
    Takeaway: The Applicant appealed an obviousness rejection of claims to a process of manufacturing a multi-phase liquid composition. The method claim recited a transferring and a blending step involving a "blender," and the Examiner mapped the…
  • Jul 10

    Examples of abandonment after failure to handle drawing requirement

    Examples of abandonment after failure to handle drawing requirement
    In this post, I'll discuss some applications that went abandoned because the Applicant didn't properly handle drawing objections or requirement that occurred at the last stage of prosecution. Application 11/776,390 (history available on…
  • Jun 18

    Tips for arguing Unexpected Results Arguments to overcome obviousne

    Tips for arguing Unexpected Results Arguments to overcome obviousne
    MPEP Sections 716 and 2145 provide a good primer on arguing unexpected results in order to overcome obviousness. To dig into the topic in a little more detail, this post will discuss a number of PTAB appeal decisions where the Applicant made…
Rank this Week: 640

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 695

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Funding Issues Could Impact Georgia’s Road Safety

    Funding Issues Could Impact Georgia’s Road Safety
    For some of us, the end of July means we are that much closer to the start of school. For those involved in managing and working on Georgia’s road projects, some of which are funded by the federal government, the end of July is of great…
  • Jul 8

    Severe Injury at Georgia Independence Day Celebration

    Severe Injury at Georgia Independence Day Celebration
    The controversy over Georgia’s legalization of fireworks continues after Fourth of July celebrations became loud and caused serious injury. At a time when many states and cities around the country regulate the purchase and use of…
  • Jun 23

    Wrongful Death Actions After I-16 Fatalitie

    Wrongful Death Actions After I-16 Fatalitie
    This past April, Interstate 16 near Savannah was the site of one of the most horrific truck accidents we can recall in recent history. As most readers know, five nursing students were killed in that crash. Georgia Southern University has…
Rank this Week: 673

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 523

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Covers Georgia car accidents and personal injury law. By the Wallace Law Firm, L.L.C.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 20

    I Didn't Really Need Heart Surgery?? False Claims Act Combats Unnecessary Surgerie

    I Didn't Really Need Heart Surgery?? False Claims Act Combats Unnecessary Surgerie
    Only a paranoid person would think that his doctor is picking his medicine, or recommending a hospital or nursing home, because the doctor is being paid under the table, right? Your doctor really thinks you NEED this medicine, right? And…
  • Jul 16

    Kickbacks for Lab Tests Continue to Plague Medicare and Taxpayer

    Kickbacks for Lab Tests Continue to Plague Medicare and Taxpayer
    U.S. taxpayers are doling out mega-dollars for lab tests. The Office of Inspector General estimated that Medicare spent $8.2 billion on lab tests in just the year 2010, which amounted to a whopping 3% of everything Medicare spent that year. …
  • Jul 13

    Study Shows Conflicts of Interest Encourage Home Health Fraud

    Study Shows Conflicts of Interest Encourage Home Health Fraud
    Letting a home health agency decide whether patients need home health care is like asking your kid, "Do you think you need some candy?" You can pretty much tell what the answer is going to be before you get the question out of your…
Rank this Week: 1001

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Jul 6

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine
    The Georgia Supreme Court handed down the probate case of Myers, Executor v. Myers, today. In some ways, the case is an unremarkable example of an executor using an estate as a cash cow for his personal expenditures and, among other…
  • Mar 6

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter

    Clarke County Superior Court totally reversed on appeal in trust matter
    The superior court judge of Athens-Clarke County apparently totally botched a trust litigation matter, according to the Georgia Court of Appeals. The lower court had determined that a trust's maker (the "settlor") had improperly amended…
  • Feb 25

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance

    Facebook at vanguard of digital inheritance
    Facebook users (of which this firm is not one) have long since realized that their accounts are digital journals of their lives. These records are valuable, not only to users, but to their posterity.  Responding to…
Rank this Week: 980

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 984

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • May 5

    Seth Gilliam arrested in Peachtree City

    Seth Gilliam arrested in Peachtree City
    Actor Seth Gilliam was arrested early Sunday morning after the police stopped him for speeding. I bet his lawyer wished he had done things a little differently after his stop. After clocking Gilliam driving 107mph in a 55 zone (super…
  • May 5

    Prosecutors training law enforcement

    Prosecutors training law enforcement
    by Jessica Towne Prosecutors are re-training law enforcement officers in the wake of the Williams case. Prosecutors are telling officers to ask drivers: "Will you agree to a breath test?"  before reading them the implied consent…
  • Apr 27

    The Williams Case

    The Williams Case
    On March 27, 2015, the Georgia Supreme Court issued an important decision regarding DUI cases (read State v Wiliams here). The gist of the ruling is that trial courts must determine that a driver freely and voluntarily consented to take a…
Rank this Week: 979

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 768

Georgia Wills and Probate Law Blog

Georgia Wills and Probate Law Blog

Features news and thoughts on issues in Georgia regarding wills, advance directives, living wills, healthcare powers of attorney, guardianship, and probate. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.georgiawillslaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Aug 9

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law
    The expiration of key laws in Congress may expose more local individuals to estate or “Death Taxes” after their passing.  Atlanta attorney, Steve Worrall explains these anticipated changes, as well as steps Georgia residents can take now…
  • Aug 9

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law
    The expiration of key laws in Congress may expose more local individuals to estate or “Death Taxes” after their passing.  Atlanta attorney, Steve Worrall explains these anticipated changes, as well as steps Georgia residents can take now…
Rank this Week: 930

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 758

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Overtime Lawyers Blog

Covers employment law with an emphasis in overtime. By Martin & Martin L.L.P.

http://www.atlantaovertimelawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Are Employees Entitled To Pay For On-Call Time?

    Are Employees Entitled To Pay For On-Call Time?
    The Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") is the law that governs employee's pay including minimum wage and overtime. One question that frequently arises is whether under the FLSA, an employee is entitled to meal or rest breaks and the answer is…
  • Jul 26

    Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Staffing Company

    Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Staffing Company
    In April, 2015, Martin & Martin filed a lawsuit against a nursing staffing company alleging that the company did not properly pay its staffing coordinators. The employees allege that as staffing coordinators they were required to work…
  • Jul 24

    The Overtime Primary Duty Test For The Administrative Exemption Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

    The Overtime Primary Duty Test For The Administrative Exemption Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
    Under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), to establish that an employee is subject to the administrative exemption, which is narrowly construed against the employer and in favor of the presumption that the employee is entitled to overtime,…
Rank this Week: 1550

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 27

    Can You Smoke During a Traffic Stop?

    Can You Smoke During a Traffic Stop?
    Attorney Page Pate joins CBS Atlanta on WGCL Channel 46 to discuss the practical and legal issues faced by Sandra Bland when she was asked to stop smoking and get… read more → The post Can You Smoke During a Traffic Stop? appeared…
  • Jul 24

    Bill Cosby Deposition in Sex Assault Case

    Bill Cosby Deposition in Sex Assault Case
    Attorney Page Pate joins CNN New Day Weekend in discussing the recently released deposition of comedian Bill Cosby from a 2005 civil lawsuit that alleged sexual assault. The post Bill Cosby Deposition in Sex Assault Case appeared first on .
  • Jul 19

    President Proposes Federal Sentencing Reform

    President Proposes Federal Sentencing Reform
    Attorney Page Pate joins Matt Pearl of WXIA 11 Alive New to discuss President Obama’s call to reform federal sentencing guidelines. The post President Proposes Federal Sentencing Reforms appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1393

Family Law Insights

Family Law Insights

Covers divorce and family law in Georgia. By Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC.

http://www.knclawfirm.com/category/blog/family-law/
  • Jul 25

    Meet Our Newest Of-Counsel Attorney, Stephen Scriber | Atlanta Attorney

    Meet Our Newest Of-Counsel Attorney, Stephen Scriber | Atlanta Attorney
    Our law firm has specialized in family law, business law, divorce, adoption, and LGBT legal protections by some of the most skilled Atlanta attorneys. In our quest to offer… The post Meet Our Newest Of-Counsel Attorney,…
  • Jul 10

    Gay Divorce in Atlanta

    Gay Divorce in Atlanta
    We got a call from a client asking for a gay divorce in Atlanta. Then another call came in. Then one came in from a client who had 2 other… The post Gay Divorce in Atlanta appeared first on Kitchens New Cleghorn, LLC - Attorneys at Law…
  • Jun 30

    Legal Gay Marriage in Atlanta is Here

    Legal Gay Marriage in Atlanta is Here
    As of June 26, legal gay marriage in Atlanta is here to stay. Our law firm, who has an almost 15 year track record of supporting the rights of LGBT… The post Legal Gay Marriage in Atlanta is Here appeared first on Kitchens New…
Rank this Week: 1545

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jul 24

    Employment law autopsy: “Old fart” gets fired

    Employment law autopsy: “Old fart” gets fired
    Here’s a lesson: Don’t call your employee an “old fart,” especially if you think you may need to fire him someday. And don’t call his co-workers “old farts” right before you fire the…
  • Jul 24

    Document review attorneys may not be exempt from OT, court say

    Document review attorneys may not be exempt from OT, court say
    Uh-oh. Lawyers who do document review may not be exempt from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to a court decision issued yesterday. Large law firms and legal services vendors often hire stables of…
  • Jul 21

    EEOC, Abercrombie settle hijab lawsuit

    EEOC, Abercrombie settle hijab lawsuit
    We went to the U.S. Supreme Court, and all I got was this lousy $45K? (Better than a lousy t-shirt, I guess.) Law360 reports that, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in…
Rank this Week: 1689

Trucking Accident Blog

Trucking Accident Blog

Covers recent trucking accidents and trucking law. By Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC.

http://www.thetruckingattorneys.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Congress Urges FMCSA to Raise Minimum Insurance for Truck Crashe

    Congress Urges FMCSA to Raise Minimum Insurance for Truck Crashe
    In what may signal a gigantic step toward safer highways across the nation, 26 members of Congress have urged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to increase minimum insurance level requirements for trucking companies. The…
  • Jul 22

    9 Tips for Passing Your Driving Test

    9 Tips for Passing Your Driving Test
    “Dad, can you take me to the mall?” “Mom?” “Anyone?” Every driver looks back on these days with a shudder, and remembers canvassing the house for a ride to the movies, a party or just to a friend’s…
  • Jul 14

    Truck Accident Fatalities on Georgia Highway Becoming Routine

    Truck Accident Fatalities on Georgia Highway Becoming Routine
    At 3:30 a.m. the morning of June 19, a tanker truck smashed into the back of a car on I-16, forcing it across the median and into oncoming lanes of traffic. All three people in the car were killed. If you live in Atlanta, you’re likely…
Rank this Week: 1555

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jul 20

    Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar

    Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar
    The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that construction attorneys Mark Cobb and Christopher Thurman will be presenting at an upcoming seminar on Georgia construction law. The course is organized by The Seminar Group and is called…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!

    Celebrate Southern Regional Technical College!
    Education is one of the most important aspects in our communities, and our Georgia technical colleges are provide many students with the foundation for their careers.  Thus, we were excited today to witness the unveiling of the sign and…
  • Jun 29

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?

    How can a GC Remove A Mechanics Lien?
    In today’s blog, the Cobb Law Group is answering a recent question from a client regarding a general contractor’s right and remedies under the Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Act. Question: I’m a general…
Rank this Week: 1256

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jul 17

    What Competencies for Caregiver Training Help Prevent Atlanta Nursing Home Neglect?

    What Competencies for Caregiver Training Help Prevent Atlanta Nursing Home Neglect?
    Researchers from the University of South Carolina have published an in-depth report about how better training of certified nurses assistants (CNAs) could make a significant impact on reducing nursing home abuse and neglect.  CNAs…
  • Jul 3

    Should Confidentiality Agreements be Allowed in Atlanta Malpractice Settlements?

    Should Confidentiality Agreements be Allowed in Atlanta Malpractice Settlements?
    A patient who is considering undergoing a surgical procedure at a particular hospital, or considering having a procedure done by a certain physician, probably wants to know if the doctor or hospital has made any serious mistakes.…
  • Jun 19

    Identifying Human Errors Leading to Atlanta Surgical Malpractice Claim

    Identifying Human Errors Leading to Atlanta Surgical Malpractice Claim
    Surgeons are highly trained medical professionals expected to exercise appropriate care and exhibit necessary expertise when performing procedures on patients. Surgeons, however, make mistakes. In some cases, the errors made are so…
Rank this Week: 1648

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 1525

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jun 8

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety

    Group Motorcycle Riding Safety
    Motorcycling is a lot more fun with friends. Group motorcycling can be an exhilarating experience. However, when you are riding with other motorcyclists, there may be missteps, including miscommunications that could increase the risk of an…
  • May 28

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie

    GDOT Shows Distracted Driving a Factor in Increase in Traffic Accident Fatalitie
    Motor vehicle accident fatalities continue to be a problem across the United States. This is true in Georgia, where the traffic accident fatality toll in the first half of 2015 looks set to exceed the number recorded the previous year. The…
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
Rank this Week: 1566

Fathers' Rights

Fathers' Rights

Educates fathers going through divorce and custody cases on how to preserve their rights and maintain healthy relationships with their children. By Regina I. Edwards.

http://georgiafathersrights.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Regina Edwards selected again to…

    Regina Edwards selected again to SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2015.Edwards & Associates is pleased to announce that managing partner Regina I. Edwards has again been elected to the 2015 Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in the area…
  • Dec 22

    Parenting During the Holiday

    Parenting During the Holiday
    Parenting During the HolidaysThe holidays can be challenging for even the most organized and simple families.  The addition of new families and households can be even more overwhelming.  Add in a visit with your ex and your holidays…
  • Nov 23

    Custodial Parents Moving Away

    Custodial Parents Moving Away
    Custodial Parents Moving AwayAfter a divorce or a custody battle, it is not uncommon for one of the ex-spouses to choose to move away from the place where the couple made their home.  Whether the reason is to be closer to family or to…
Rank this Week: 1236

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
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Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 1222

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Discusses various aspects of family law in Georgia. By Lunn Law LLC.

http://attorneytiffanyrlunnblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Motion To Set Aside Judgment

    Motion To Set Aside Judgment
    Once a judgment is reached in a divorce or other domestic matter, it is sometimes difficult to get the judgment set aside (or for the court not to let the Final Order stand).  Having a judgment set aside and/or attacked depends on a…
  • Feb 3

    Fayette County Office Location

    Fayette County Office Location
    Lunn Law LLC and Attorney Tiffany Lunn have opened a new office location at 110 Habersham Drive Fayetteville Ga 30214.  Lunn Law LLC’s Fayette County location was opened so that our law office could better assist those…
  • Oct 20

    Name Change Via Marriage License: Georgia DMV Says “No” to Same-Sex Couple

    Name Change Via Marriage License: Georgia DMV Says “No” to Same-Sex Couple
    Same sex couples are running into problems in states such as Georgia that do not recognize same-sex marriage.  Couples are finding that they can’t even get their name change with their marriage license from another state through…
Rank this Week: 1136

Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Divorce Lawyers Blog

By Diane Cherry.

http://atlantadivorcelawyer.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 1597

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Sep 14

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case
    Hello, today were going to discuss the topic of writing a successful personal injury demand letters in Georgia to the insurance company after an accident.  This is integral to being a personal injury attorney and in the broader sense,…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of tractor trailers speeding and driving around Barnesville, Georgia.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of trucks driving around Barnesville.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not right.  Trucking cases…
Rank this Week: 1453

Mari Law

Mari Law

Discusses family law and estate planning issues in Georgia. By Antonio B. Mari.

http://marilaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answer
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answers In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Code and Georgia Law contain various exemptions that in most cases will allow you to keep all of…
  • Jun 5

    Pricing Legal Service

    Pricing Legal Service
    Pricing Legal Services Have you ever hesitated to call a lawyer because you thought it would be too expensive? Often the perceived cost of hiring an attorney acts as a barrier to prevent people from fully protecting all their legal rights. In…
Rank this Week: 1363

Legal Blog Atlanta

Legal Blog Atlanta

Covers Atlanta legal news. By Larsen + Teusink.

http://legalblogatlanta.com
  • Aug 1

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth
    Homeowners answer with a fairly common refrain whenever asked why they are considering going the short sale route.   While it is true that some feel they have a duty to try and honor their agreement with the lender, the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?
    As Atlanta and the State of Georgia enter the fifth year of the residential mortgage meltdown, one would hope that information about the options available to troubled borrowers would be widely available. Unfortunately, based on the calls…
  • Feb 3

    Business Reporting Expense Update

    Business Reporting Expense Update
    It now appears that businesses will no longer have to adhere to the stringent 1099 reporting requirements under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform), as noted last week on this blog.  Yesterday, the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1459

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • Jul 30

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Two Shot in Walterboro Village Apartment

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Two Shot in Walterboro Village Apartment
    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Two Shot in Walterboro Village Apartments Local News Gunfire reportedly erupted outside the Walterboro Village Apartments Tuesday morning, July 21, 2015, leaving two men injured. According to WFXG News,…
  • Jul 30

    Apartment and Hotel Swimming Pool Drownings Raise Safety Concern

    Apartment and Hotel Swimming Pool Drownings Raise Safety Concern
    Apartment and Hotel Pool Owner Responsibility A recent rise in hotel and apartment complex swimming pool drownings has illuminated the critical need for property owners to follow state and federal pool safety regulations. The…
  • Jul 30

    Motel Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Assaulted at Absecon Budget Inn

    Motel Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Assaulted at Absecon Budget Inn
    Motel Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 2 Assaulted at Absecon Budget Inn Local News A stabbing at the Budget Inn is apparently the latest in a series of criminal activity at Absecon motels along White Horse Pike, raising grave legal…
Rank this Week: 1906

Georgia Workers' Compensation…

Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation law in Georgia. By Nathaniel F. Hansford, LLC.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
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Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability

    State ex rel. Tradesmen Int’l v. Indust. Comm’n – Permanent Total Disability
    If a worker in Georgia is injured on the job and cannot work for more than seven days, he or she is likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But there are several different kinds of benefits, which depend not only on the…
  • Jul 27

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party

    Jacobitz v. Aurora Coop. – Work Injury at Company Event or Party
    Many employers host various “non-work” social gatherings, whether for charity or customer/employee relations or holidays. If an employee suffers injury or illness at one of these functions, the question of workers’…
  • Jul 15

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment

    Seabright Ins. Co. v. Lopez – Auto Accident in Course and Scope of Employment
    Many people drive to and from work, but some are required to drive in the course and scope of employment. Generally, those who drive during the work day for work purposes may be covered by workers’ compensation in the event of a serious…
Rank this Week: 4760

Tax Trials

Tax Trials

Covers decisions and developments in federal and state taxation. By Asbury Law Firm.

http://taxtrials.com/
  • Jul 30

    Georgia DOR Releases Guidance for Same-Sex Couples Filing in Georgia

    Georgia DOR Releases Guidance for Same-Sex Couples Filing in Georgia
    On July 14, 2015, the Georgia Department of Revenue (“DOR”) released tax return filing guidance guidance for same-sex couples in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015)…
  • Jul 27

    Avengers Assemble: Tax Court Takes on Marvel’s Tax Attribute

    Avengers Assemble: Tax Court Takes on Marvel’s Tax Attribute
    It’s really hard to not take the opportunity to blog about the world’s greatest superhero franchise. Despite the tag line, this case might be better described as Avengers Disassemble, because that’s what Marvel wanted to do…
  • Jul 22

    Timing is Everything in Easement Donations, or Is It?

    Timing is Everything in Easement Donations, or Is It?
    “There is a tide in the affairs of men which when taken at the flood leads on to fortune.” William Shakespeare Shakespeare understood the importance of timing to success. Apparently, the Tax Court holds a similar view when it…
Rank this Week: 3612

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Georgia Pedestrian Accident Results in Fatality and Subsequent Charge

    Georgia Pedestrian Accident Results in Fatality and Subsequent Charge
    Late last month, charges were brought against a 29-year-old woman who allegedly killed a pedestrian at the end of last year. According to one Georgia news report, the pedestrian was walking on the shoulder of the road at around 4 p.m. when…
  • Jul 22

    Drunk Driving Accident Results in Death of Famed Artist, Andy Davi

    Drunk Driving Accident Results in Death of Famed Artist, Andy Davi
    A drunk driving accident resulted in the death of the sculptor who was chosen to create the Martin Luther King Jr. statue for the Georgia Capitol. According to news reports, the artist was driving his motorcycle around 12:30 a.m. earlier…
  • Jul 15

    Georgia Woman Killed in Car Accident as a Passenger

    Georgia Woman Killed in Car Accident as a Passenger
    Late last month, one person lost her life in a fatal Georgia car accident possibly involving a drunk driver. According to one local news report, an officer was called to the scene of a serious accident in Jefferson County, Georgia. The…
Rank this Week: 1910

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law and products liability. By Jackson & Braun, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses Plaintiff’s Dog Bite Case on Official Immunity Ground

    Georgia Supreme Court Dismisses Plaintiff’s Dog Bite Case on Official Immunity Ground
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Georgia decided a case brought by a family against an individual law enforcement officer who was in charge of keeping a police dog at her residence. The court determined that the police officer’s…
  • Jul 22

    Three Killed in DeKalb County DUI Accident, Driver Flees Scene Afterward

    Three Killed in DeKalb County DUI Accident, Driver Flees Scene Afterward
    Earlier this month in DeKalb County, three people lost their lives in a tragic drunk driving accident. According to one local news source, the accident took place at the intersection of Marbut Road and Lithonia Industrial Boulevard at around…
  • Jul 15

    National News Reports on $730,000 Personal Injury Lawsuit against Bobbi Kristina Brown

    National News Reports on $730,000 Personal Injury Lawsuit against Bobbi Kristina Brown
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, has been named as the defendant in a personal injury suit arising from a car accident she was in days before her accident. According to a prominent news report, Ms. Brown was…
Rank this Week: 2012

Atlanta Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By The Angell Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.atlantaaccidentattorney.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Truth About Recovering Lost Wages After a Car Accident

    The Truth About Recovering Lost Wages After a Car Accident
    You can replace a vehicle, and injuries can often heal, but lost income and opportunities resulting from a car accident can affect you for a lifetime. If you have lost wages or work opportunities as a result of a car accident, you may be…
  • Jul 22

    3 Essential Types of Evidence Needed to Prove a Car Accident Case

    3 Essential Types of Evidence Needed to Prove a Car Accident Case
    If you’ve been wrongfully injured in a car accident, you may feel that responsibility clearly falls upon the other driver. After all, you were at the scene of the incident to witness what happened directly. For courts, however, placing…
  • Jul 15

    Understanding the Fees and Costs of Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer

    Understanding the Fees and Costs of Hiring a Car Accident Lawyer
    Hiring a car accident attorney is all about making a smart calculation. On one hand, you want to know that the damages awarded in your case will be worth the time and investment of filing a claim. On the other, you need to accurately estimate…
Rank this Week: 3052

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 29

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in K-9 Attack

    Georgia Supreme Court Rules in K-9 Attack
    Earlier this year, Attorney Chase Swanson appeared before the Georgia Supreme Court to fight for the rights of an 11-year-old boy who was attacked when an off-duty K-9 police officer failed to keep her dog restrained. In June, the Court…
  • Jul 27

    How Money Protects You in Auto Accident

    How Money Protects You in Auto Accident
    Because the most common practice area at Jones & Swanson is automobile accident crashes, we stress vehicle safety ratings and scores when shopping for a new vehicle. The IIHS performs numerous safety tests on vehicles and score them…
  • Jul 24

    Summertime Recall

    Summertime Recall
    Two recalls have been announced this summer that may affect your family. The first recall came from Apple and affects the popular Beats Pill XL speaker that many people use daily. The potential hazard involves the Pill’s battery,…
Rank this Week: 3803